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Steve Dorff

Composer | Music Department | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Growing Pains (1985-1992) | Murphy Brown (1988-1998) | Blast from the Past (1999)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 16 wins & 2 nominations More »
AKA 
Stephen Dorff | Steven Dorff
BORN 
Apr 21, 1949 (age 68)

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Past Film & Video (49 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Meanest Man in TexasThe Meanest Man in Texas Composer  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The Skeleton TwinsThe Skeleton Twins Writer ("As Long As We Got Each Other") (as Stephen Hartley Dorff)  Less 2014 $5.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for 20 Feet from Stardom20 Feet from Stardom Writer ("As Long As We've Got Each Other")  Less 2013 $1MM $4.9MM / $5.9MM
  • Primary photo for Born to Love YouBorn to Love You Writer ("I Just Fall in Love Again") (as Stephen Hartley Dorff)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Great American Home MovieThe Great American Home Movie (Short) Composer  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Pure Country 2: The GiftPure Country 2: The Gift Composer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Jake's CornerJake's Corner Composer  Less 2008 $13K / —
  • Primary photo for The RecruiterThe Recruiter Composer (additional music)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for September DawnSeptember Dawn Arranger ("Love Will Still Be There"), Producer ("Love Will Still Be There"), Writer ("Love Will Still Be There")  Less 2007 $11MM $1.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for Rainbow Valley Fire DepartmentRainbow Valley Fire Department (Video) Composer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Mi AmigoMi Amigo Composer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The PledgeThe Pledge Writer ("Through The Years") (as Stephen Dorff)  Less 2001 $35MM $20MM / $29MM
  • Primary photo for The Cactus KidThe Cactus Kid Composer  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Dudley Do-RightDudley Do-Right Composer, Writer ("Right On The Money", "Lucky Man", "It's All About Money", "Do Right By Me")  Less 1999 $70MM $9.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for Blast from the PastBlast from the Past Composer (music composed by)  Less 1999 $35MM $26MM / $40MM
  • Primary photo for Dancer, Texas Pop. 81Dancer, Texas Pop. 81 Composer, Arranger ("Where I Come From"), Producer ("Where I Come From"), Writer ("Where I Come From")  Less 1998 $566K / —
  • Primary photo for Good BurgerGood Burger Soundtrack ("Gourmet Tango")  Less 1997 $9MM $24MM / —
  • Primary photo for Lunker LakeLunker Lake Composer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The Undercover KidThe Undercover Kid Composer, Conductor  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for MichaelMichael Music ("The Pie Song")  Less 1996 $95MM / $120MM
  • Primary photo for That Thing You Do!That Thing You Do! Music Arranger  Less 1996 $26MM $26MM / $35MM
  • Primary photo for Tin CupTin Cup Writer ("This Could Take All Night")  Less 1996 $45MM $54MM / $76MM
  • Primary photo for Coyote SummerCoyote Summer Composer, Conductor, Producer ("One With The Wind")  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Breaking FreeBreaking Free Composer  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for S.F.W.S.F.W. Writer ("As Long As We Got Each Other")  Less 1994 $64K / —
  • Primary photo for MaverickMaverick Music Pre-record Supervisor  Less 1994 $75MM $102MM / $183MM
  • Primary photo for The BodyguardThe Bodyguard Producer ("I Will Always Love You")  Less 1992 $25MM $122MM / $411MM
  • Primary photo for Pure CountryPure Country Composer, Music Supervisor (uncredited), Producer ("HEARTLAND", "CACTUS LINE DANCE", "I'M GONNA RIGHT A GREAT COUNTRY WRONG"), Writer ("HEARTLAND", "I CROSS MY HEART", "CACTUS LINE DANCE", "I'M GONNA RIGHT A GREAT COUNTRY WRONG")  Less 1992 $15MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Last Boy ScoutThe Last Boy Scout Producer ("Friday Night's A Great Night For Football"), Writer ("Friday Night's A Great Night For Football")  Less 1991 $29MM $60MM / —
  • Primary photo for Curly SueCurly Sue Producer ("You'll Never Know"), Writer ("You'll Never Know")  Less 1991 $25MM $34MM / —
  • Primary photo for Ladies on Sweet StreetLadies on Sweet Street Composer  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Pink CadillacPink Cadillac Composer  Less 1989 $19MM $12MM / —
  • Primary photo for How I Got Into CollegeHow I Got Into College Writer ("In the Name of Love")  Less 1989 $1.6MM / —
  • Primary photo for My Best Friend Is a VampireMy Best Friend Is a Vampire Composer, Writer ("When It Comes To Me And You", "Coming Back For More", "Bad Blood Slam Dance" (Instrumental))  Less 1987 $174K / —
  • Primary photo for Back to the BeachBack to the Beach Composer  Less 1987 $13MM / —
  • Primary photo for RatboyRatboy Producer ("Personality", "Hollywood Boulevard Street Rap", "Out of Control", "Gotta Get Rich"), Writer ("Hollywood Boulevard Street Rap", "Out of Control", "Gotta Get Rich", "Pretty Face", "In the Name of Love", "Tangled Up in You", "The Heart I Left Behind")  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Rocky IVRocky IV Writer ("Double Or Nothing")  Less 1985 $30MM $128MM / $300MM
  • Primary photo for Rustlers' RhapsodyRustlers' Rhapsody Composer, Producer ("Lasso The Moon", "I Break Horses, Not Hearts"), Writer ("Lasso The Moon", "I Ride Alone", "Last Of The Silver Screen Cowboys", "I Break Horses, Not Hearts")  Less 1985 $6.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for StickStick Writer ("I Don't Think I'm Ready for You") (as S. Dorff)  Less 1985 $22MM $8.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for Cannonball Run IICannonball Run II Writer ("Like a Cannonball")  Less 1984 $20MM $28MM / —
  • Primary photo for Honkytonk ManHonkytonk Man Composer, Conductor, Music Arranger  Less 1982 $2MM $4.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for Waltz Across TexasWaltz Across Texas Composer  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Summer HeatSummer Heat Conductor, Music Arranger, Writer ("Let's Make a Little Love Tonight") (as S. Dorff)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Honky Tonk FreewayHonky Tonk Freeway Composer (additional music), Writer ("Honky Tonk Freeway")  Less 1981 $24MM $2MM / —
  • Primary photo for Any Which Way You CanAny Which Way You Can Conductor, Soundtrack ("Cotton-Eyed Clint") (as S. Dorff), Writer ("Beers To You", "Any Which Way You Can", "Too Loose") (as S. Dorff)  Less 1980 $15MM $71MM / —
  • Primary photo for Bronco BillyBronco Billy Conductor, Writer ("Cowboys and Clowns", "Bronco Billy", "Barroom Buddies") (as S. Dorff)  Less 1980 $6.5MM $24MM / —
  • Primary photo for Every Which Way But LooseEvery Which Way But Loose Conductor, Soundtrack ("Salty Dog Blues", "Under The Double Eagle") (as S. Dorff), Writer ("Coca Cola Cowboy", "Every Which Way But Loose", "I'll Wake You Up When I Get Home") (as S. Dorff)  Less 1978 $5MM $106MM / —
  • Primary photo for Black HeatBlack Heat Soundtrack ("No More Mail Until Tomorrow") (as Stephen H. Dorff)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for In My Life... Zsa Zsa LiveIn My Life... Zsa Zsa Live (Video) Writer ("Covers Medley")  Less
Past Television (59 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Music ("As Long As We Got Each Other") ( 1 episode, 2016 ) , Writer ("I'd Want It to Be You") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014–2016 2
  • Primary photo for Game of SilenceGame of Silence (TV Series) Writer ("I Cross My Heart") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
    • Hey (Jun 2, 2016) Writer ("I Cross My Heart") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Family GuyFamily Guy (TV Series) Writer ("As Long as We've Got Each Other") ( 1 episode, 2009 ) , Writer ("I Just Fall in Love Again") ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2009–2013 2
    • Chris Cross (Feb 17, 2013) Writer ("I Just Fall in Love Again")  Less
    • Three Kings (May 10, 2009) Writer ("As Long as We've Got Each Other") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Raising HopeRaising Hope (TV Series) Writer ("Through the Years") ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for American Idol: The Search for a SuperstarAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (TV Series) Writer ("I Cross My Heart") ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for CMT: 40 Greatest Love SongsCMT: 40 Greatest Love Songs (TV Movie) Writer ("I Cross My Heart')  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for RodneyRodney (TV Series) Composer ( 44 episodes, 2004–2008 )  Less 2004–2008 44
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  • Primary photo for ElvisElvis (TV Mini-series) Composer ( 2 episodes, 2005 )  Less 2005 2
  • Primary photo for Annie's PointAnnie's Point (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Garth Marenghi's DarkplaceGarth Marenghi's Darkplace (TV Series) Writer ("Through the Years") ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for TremorsTremors (TV Series) Composer ( 6 episodes, 2003 )  Less 2003 6
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  • Primary photo for The Junction BoysThe Junction Boys (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for RebaReba (TV Series) Composer ( 22 episodes, 2001–2002 )  Less 2001–2002 22
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  • Primary photo for Generation GapGeneration Gap (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Wonderful World of DisneyThe Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) Composer ( 2 episodes, 2000–2001 )  Less 2000–2001 2
  • Primary photo for A Father's ChoiceA Father's Choice (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Murphy BrownMurphy Brown (TV Series) Composer (theme music) ( 247 episodes, 1988–1998 ) , Composer ( 23 episodes, 1988–1994 )  Less 1988–1998 247
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  • Primary photo for Annabelle's WishAnnabelle's Wish (TV Movie) Composer, Performer ("Annabelle's Wish", "Fast Friends", "Checking His List", "Runaway Sleigh", "Just A Dream", "Annabelle Gets Her Wish"), Writer ("Annabelle's Wish", "The World From Way Up Here", "Fast Friends", "Friends Like Us", "Tiny Dreamer (Music Box Theme)", "Checking His List", "If You Believe", "There's No Place Like Home", "Runaway Sleigh", "Just A Dream", "Something Bigger Than Me", "Annabelle Gets Her Wish", "The World From Way Up Here (Reprise)")  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Alien Nation: The Udara LegacyAlien Nation: The Udara Legacy (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Rose HillRose Hill (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Alien Nation: The Enemy WithinAlien Nation: The Enemy Within (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Murder, She WroteMurder, She Wrote (TV Series) Composer ( 25 episodes, 1992–1996 )  Less 1992–1996 25
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  • Primary photo for Moonshine HighwayMoonshine Highway (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Grand Ole Opry 70th AnniversaryGrand Ole Opry 70th Anniversary (TV Special) Writer ("Heartland")  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The MommiesThe Mommies (TV Series) Composer ( 12 episodes, 1995 )  Less 1995 12
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  • Primary photo for SiringoSiringo (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Bandit: Bandit's Silver AngelBandit: Bandit's Silver Angel (TV Movie) Composer, Writer ("Another Dream Away")  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Bandit: Bandit BanditBandit: Bandit Bandit (TV Movie) Composer, Writer ("Another Dream Away")  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Bandit: Bandit Goes CountryBandit: Bandit Goes Country (TV Movie) Composer, Writer ("ANOTHER DREAM AWAY")  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Major DadMajor Dad (TV Series) Composer ( 70 episodes, 1990–1993 )  Less 1990–1993 70
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  • Primary photo for Poisoned by Love: The Kern County MurdersPoisoned by Love: The Kern County Murders (TV Movie) Composer (as Steven Dorff)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Chrome SoldiersChrome Soldiers (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Growing PainsGrowing Pains (TV Series) Composer ( 156 episodes, 1985–1992 ) , Music Producer (theme song) ( 22 episodes, 1985–1986 ) , Writer ("Swept Away") ( 3 episodes, 1987–1988 ) , Writer ("This Is the Day") ( 1 episode, 1988 )  Less 1985–1992 156
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  • Primary photo for ColumboColumbo (TV Series) Composer ( 2 episodes, 1991 )  Less 1991 2
  • Primary photo for Babe RuthBabe Ruth (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for UsUs (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Sons and DaughtersSons and Daughters (TV Series) Composer  Less 1991– 
  • Primary photo for Uncle BuckUncle Buck (TV Series) Composer ( 5 episodes, 1990 )  Less 1990 5
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  • Primary photo for Mulberry StreetMulberry Street (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Alien NationAlien Nation (TV Series) Composer ( 10 episodes, 1989–1990 )  Less 1989–1990 10
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  • Primary photo for Just the Ten of UsJust the Ten of Us (TV Series) Composer (theme music) ( 47 episodes, 1988–1990 ) , Composer ( 47 episodes, 1988–1990 )  Less 1988–1990 47
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  • Primary photo for B.L. StrykerB.L. Stryker (TV Series) Composer ( 6 episodes, 1989–1990 )  Less 1989–1990 6
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  • Primary photo for The Return of Sam McCloudThe Return of Sam McCloud (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Free SpiritFree Spirit (TV Series) Composer (theme music) ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989 1
    • Pilot (Sep 22, 1989) Composer (theme music)  Less
  • Primary photo for Kiss ShotKiss Shot (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for CBS Summer PlayhouseCBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series) Composer ( 1 episode, 1988 )  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for Spenser: For HireSpenser: For Hire (TV Series) Composer ( 59 episodes, 1985–1988 )  Less 1985–1988 59
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  • Primary photo for My Sister SamMy Sister Sam (TV Series) Composer (theme music) ( 44 episodes, 1986–1988 ) , Composer ( 7 episodes, 1986–1988 )  Less 1986–1988 44
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  • Primary photo for Too Young the HeroToo Young the Hero (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for The Oldest RookieThe Oldest Rookie (TV Series) Composer ( 5 episodes, 1987 )  Less 1987 5
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  • Primary photo for InfidelityInfidelity (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Quick and the DeadThe Quick and the Dead (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Manhunt for Claude DallasManhunt for Claude Dallas (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for ConvictedConvicted (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Alfred Hitchcock PresentsAlfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) Composer ( 2 episodes, 1985–1986 )  Less 1985–1986 2
  • Primary photo for The Defiant OnesThe Defiant Ones (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Amazing StoriesAmazing Stories (TV Series) Composer ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
    • Guilt Trip (Dec 1, 1985) Composer (as Stephen Dorff)  Less
  • Primary photo for GavilanGavilan (TV Series) Composer ( 6 episodes, 1982–1983 ) , Composer (theme music) ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982–1983 6
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  • Primary photo for BandstandBandstand (TV Series) Writer ("Helpless in Love") ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
    • Episode #21.37 (Jun 24, 1978) Writer ("Helpless in Love") (uncredited)  Less

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